Botanical Name: Eleutherococcus senticosus
Components: Also known as Siberian Ginseng, the Eleutherococcus genus contains over 30 species. This variety grows as a shrub that can reach fifteen feet height. The root is harvested when the plant is dormant, usually from its natural habitats in China and Russia. It is pungent and slightly bitter.
Overview: Eleuthero root contains powerful phytochemicals that increase oxygen availability at the cellular level, encourage blood flow, boost immunity, and provide antioxidants that help protect your DNA. The root promotes balanced energy and improved mental clarity. It may also encourage peaceful sleep.
Uses: The dried root may be prepared as a tea, tincture, or powdered and encapsulated.